Interviews

Bernstein and Woodward

A Few Words From Woodward And Bernstein – 1976 – Past Daily Reference Room

Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward – interview from NPR’s Options – April 23, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As our current state of affairs unfold like the convoluted and sinister plot in a straight-to-video b-movie, the historic importance of our present moments offer a reminder of another time,...

The Critic as viewed by the audience

Critic John Simon Talks To Artie Shaw – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Conversations With Artie Shaw – Guest: John Simon – Feb. 29, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Critics – an alternately loved and despised lot, viewed by some as a combination of giddy swooning fan and stone-faced curmudgeon. The critic, throughout history has been a starmaker and icon-basher. Why...

Clifford Odets

Clifford Odets: “The Artist Is Taking A Strange Place In America Today” 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Clifford Odets – Interview for Sum & Substance – Feb. 3, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The name Clifford Odets may not ring any bells, unless you have spent time going through the history of Theatre and the Social commentary of 1930s Depression-era America. To many, Clifford Odets...

Hunter S. Thompson

A Word Or Two From Hunter S. Thompson – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Hunter S. Thompson – interviewed by Harrison Salisbury – Behind The Lines – NET – April 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hunter S. Thompson – the man who gave us Gonzo Journalism and never looked back. A style of writing that’s been adapted, mimicked and copied ever...

L.A. at night - 1962

L.A. In 1962 – Megalopolis At Night – KNX Visits The Potted Pigeon And Asks About The food – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KNX Radio – Megalopolis At Night: A Visit To The Potted Pigeon – June 8, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – L.A. nightlife in the early 60s. A lot going on and no shortage of restaurants and night clubs. Along Hollywood Boulevard it was a place to people watch...

Major David Simons - Ballon to Outer Space

August 28, 1957 – A Balloon Into Space – A Closet Full Of Bathing Suits – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

August 28, 1957 – Life And The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 28, 1957 – 60 years ago history was made when Major David Simons piloted the first hot-air balloon, reaching over 100,000 feet to the edge of Outer Space. It was the first such experiment using...

Jerry Lewis with Dean Martin

Jerry Lewis Has A Word Or Two About Jerry Lewis – 2005 – (1926-2017) – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Jerry Lewis – Interview with Terry Gross – NPR: Fresh Air – October 25, 2005 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jerry Lewis is gone. Most people have come to know him as the “guy on the Muscular Dystrophy Telethons”. Still others remember the long career...